After careful consideration we have decided to close our doors today. The advice is clear and we have a responsibility to do the right thing for both our family of staff and customers. Once again thank you for your incredible support! Stay home, keep your loved ones close, and see you on the other side xxx

Food & Drink At

The Canteen

A waterfront cafe, with a passion for local, seasonal produce. We serve fresh, wholesome, great quality food. Don't forget to check out our daily changing range of cakes available on our servery too.

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We are looking for our next Second Chef

As Second Chef, you will support the Head Chef in leading a team of junior chefs through busy breakfast, and lunch services.

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Located in the historic barracks in the Hotwalls Arts Quarter, we have been lucky enough to be serving the people of Old Portsmouth and beyond since July 2016. With our enthusiastic team of chefs led by Head Chef Stacey, busy in the kitchen, we offer a delicious all day breakfast and lunch menu. We are continually adapting our food offering with the changing seasons and wherever possible our food is sourced locally, from independent suppliers.

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Private Hire At

The Canteen

Situated on Old Portsmouth’s historic waterfront, The Canteen provides an iconic backdrop for any special occasion. This unique venue is available for private hire for your evening event anytime of the year.

What’s on the menu?

We can cater for a minimum of 40 and a maximum of 80 people. Whether you’re celebrating a birthday or hosting a corporate meeting, we ask you to choose one of our food packages to compliment your event.

Events At

The Canteen

Hotwalls Studios Creative Market

Event Date: 09/05/2020

Enjoy the bank holiday at the Hotwalls Studios Creative Market! The event will showcase the work of the city’s talented makers and traders, including the work of all studio artists…

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